1984 Denver Gold Statistics

United States Football League (USFL)
Team Record: 9-9
Finishing 3rd in the USFL's Pacific Division of the Western Conference
Coach: Craig Morton (9-9)
Location: Denver, Colorado
Attendance: 305,573, Avg. 33,953 in 9 home dates
1984 Denver Gold Roster
1984 Denver Gold Results

The Denver Gold of the United States Football League ended the 1984 season with a record of 9 wins and 9 losses, finishing third in the USFL's Pacific Division of the Western Conference.

The Gold racked up 356 points, but the defensive squad surrendered 413. Craig Penrose passed for 1,984 yards. Harry Sydney caught 44 balls, while Leonard Harris added 657 receiving yards, while Vincent White, Elmer Bailey and Kevin Williams each contributed to the receiving game also.

Harry Sydney rushed for a team-leading 961 yards for Denver.

David Martin and Tom Sullivan each seized 5 opponent throws. Dave Stalls topped pass rushers with 12.5 quarterback sacks, leading the way for a team which created 51 sacks.

Craig Morton coached the team.

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Passing:

Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Craig Penrose26215860.319847.6124.6145.373t3527776.9
Fred Mortensen1006464.09949.944.022.056t1079101.8
Ken Hobart622540.34046.511.634.86742948.1
Bob Gagliano312064.52367.626.513.23611095.6
Ron Reeves13538.5413.200.017.72322115.2
Kevin Williams11100.02626.000.000.02600118.8
Harry Sydney400.000.000.0125.00000.0
Brian Speelman100.000.000.01100.00000.0
Totals47427357.636857.8194.0234.973 52416

Rushing:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Harry Sydney2309614.242t10
Vincent White1143973.525 3
Bo Matthews541693.119 4
Ken Hobart231376.016 1
Bill Johnson361323.721 2
Kevin Williams9738.118t1
Dave Preston27652.416 0
Fred Mortensen14614.418 1
Calvin Murray13433.312 0
Ron Reeves177.00
Bob Gagliano177.00
Craig Penrose252.50
Elmer Bailey122.00
Victor Hicks2-3-1.5-1 0
Totals52720563.942 22

Receiving:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Harry Sydney443548.029 2
Vincent White373218.727t2
Leonard Harris3565718.847 4
Elmer Bailey3349915.167 3
Victor Hicks3143814.153 0
Kevin Williams2760722.573t4
Bob Niziolek1824913.836t1
John Arnold1724614.534t1
Bill Johnson1013513.523t1
Dave Preston9808.932t1
Neil Balholm44511.216 0
Bo Matthews4215.20
Calvin Murray3289.310 0
Mike Hirn155.00
Totals273368513.573 19

Kicking:

Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Brian Speelman353394.3321959.490
Team100.0000
Totals363391.7321959.490

Punting:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Steve Gortz35142940.864
Brian Speelman30125541.871
Ken Hobart622637.748
Fred Mortensen11414.014
Team100.00
Totals73292440.171

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
David Martin2229913.679t1
Vincent White5408.015 0
Leonard Harris144.00
Jon Kimmel100.00
Totals2934311.879 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Leonard Harris43108625.374 0
John Arnold915917.730 0
Kevin Williams710414.921 0
Anthony Allen34113.718 0
Dave Preston12929.029 0
Harry Sydney3248.015 0
Tom Sullivan11818.018 0
Elmer Bailey11111.011 0
Doug Payton144.00
Victor Hicks100.00
Totals70147621.174 0

Interceptions:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
David Martin55711.438t1
Tom Sullivan55310.627 0
Dave Dumars3175.717 0
Greg Gerken24723.537 0
Anthony Allen2-1-0.50
Darryl Hemphill14242.042t1
Kelvin Newton11414.014 0
John Bungartz188.00
Nate Miller100.00
Totals2123711.342 2

Sacks:

Player No. Yds Avg.
Dave Stalls12.5897.1
Calvin Turner10.060.56.0
Greg Gerken7.562.58.3
Bruce Thornton5.0418.2
Pat Ogrin5.034.56.9
Kelvin Newton2.517.57.0
Tim Moore2.5176.8
Darryl Hemphill1.01111.0
Bill Matthews1.066.0
Tom Sullivan1.066.0
Steve Johnson1.044.0
Dennis Edwards1.022.0
Kevin Hood0.5714.0
John Bungartz0.53.57.0
Totals51.0361.57.1

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Brian Speelman00000193300090
Harry Sydney1020000000072
Kevin Williams140000000030
Vincent White320000000030
Bo Matthews400000000024
Leonard Harris040000000024
Elmer Bailey030000000018
Bill Johnson210000000018
David Martin001010000012
Fred Mortensen10000000006
Darryl Hemphill00001000006
Bob Niziolek01000000006
Ken Hobart10000000006
Dave Preston01000000006
John Arnold01000000006
Bob Gagliano00000000102
Totals22191002001933010356